PFN Consensus Fantasy Football Week 17 TE Rankings: Do You Need To Start Isaiah Likely, Gerald Everett, and Dalton Schultz?

As Week 17 churns along, our start/sit decisions matter immensely! Who sits atop the PFN Consensus TE Rankings this week?

It’s now time to set our sights on bringing home the fantasy football championship trophy in our leagues! Our start/sit decisions matter immensely this week, so the latest PFN Consensus TE Rankings are here to help guide you.

Which TE Should You Start in Fantasy Football?

All rankings are in half-PPR scoring format. Rankings last updated at 11:51am EST.

1) Travis Kelce | KC (vs. CIN)
2) George Kittle | SF (at WAS)
3) Trey McBride | ARI (at PHI)
4) Sam LaPorta | DET (at DAL)
5) Jake Ferguson | DAL (vs. DET)
6) Evan Engram | JAX (vs. CAR)
7) David Njoku | CLE (vs. NYJ)
8) Isaiah Likely | BAL (vs. MIA)
9) Dallas Goedert | PHI (vs. ARI)
10) Dalton Schultz | HOU (vs. TEN)
11) Darren Waller | NYG (vs. LAR)
12) Gerald Everett | LAC (at DEN)
13) Tucker Kraft | GB (at MIN)
14) Kyle Pitts | ATL (at CHI)
15) Taysom Hill | NO (at TB)
16) Chigoziem Okonkwo | TEN (at HOU)
17) Cole Kmet | CHI (vs. ATL)

18) Dalton Kincaid | BUF (vs. NE)
19) Pat Freiermuth | PIT (at SEA)
20) Juwan Johnson | NO (at TB)
21) Logan Thomas | WAS (vs. SF)
22) Tyler Conklin | NYJ (at CLE)
23) Cade Otton | TB (vs. NO)
24) Tanner Hudson | CIN (at KC)
25) Jonnu Smith | ATL (at CHI)
26) Tyler Higbee | LAR (at NYG)
27) Noah Fant | SEA (vs. PIT)
28) Dawson Knox | BUF (vs. NE)
29) Kylen Granson | IND (vs. LV)
30) Durham Smythe | MIA (at BAL)
31) Josh Oliver | MIN (vs. GB)
32) Hunter Henry | NE (at BUF)
33) Mike Gesicki | NE (at BUF)
34) Noah Gray | KC (vs. CIN)
35) Adam Trautman | DEN (vs. LAC)

The Top TEs To Start in Week 17

Gerald Everett, TE, Los Angeles Chargers (at Broncos)

Analysis by Kyle Soppe | If you’re streaming the TE position, you’re grasping for any optimistic trend that you can get. In the first two games with Easton Stick playing significant time, Gerald Everett posted a solid 22.2% target share, and then last week against the Buffalo Bills, the creativity of the Los Angeles Chargers with their versatile tight end was on full display.

Coming out of the first quarter break, a red-zone screen pass out of a unique formation went his way, and it was followed on a scramble drill by Stick that resulted in Everett adapting his route and being tackled at the one-yard line.

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You’re not going to find a perfect tight end on your wire, and Everett isn’t the exception. We’ve seen a capped yardage ceiling all season long (yet to reach 50 yards), and his next season with five touchdown catches will be his first.

But in an offense with limited options, Everett’s volume (8+ targets in three straight, his three highest target totals of the season) appears safe, and in a low-octane pass game, that role projects well in a PPR setting.

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